Khrushchev's visit to California, includes a trip to San Francisco, Khrushchev's verbal duel with Spyros Skouras of 20th Century Fox, comment by Marilyn Monroe, Mayor Poulson remarks in Los Angeles and Khrushchev's retort.
Walter Cronkite anchors.
We are an Eyewitness as U.S.S.R. Premiere Khrushchev visits in Washington and tours Pittsburgh, Chicago, Des Moines, San Francisco, Los Angeles, plus a visit to the Roswell Garst farm in Coon Rapids, Iowa. Highlights broadcast of Khrushchev's headline making address before the U.N. General Assembly.
On December 16th, 1960, a United Airlines Douglas DC-8 collided in mid-air with a TWA-Lockheed L-1049 Super Constellation descending toward La Guardia Airport. The Constellation crashes on Miller Field in Staten Island while DC-8 goes down in Park Slope, Brooklyn. All 128 people aboard the two aircraft were killed, including six people on the ground.
Additional CBS-TV coverage of mid-air plane crash begins twelve hours after accident with Walter Cronkite and Harry Reasoner.
Chronicle of the July 4th, 1976 Israeli commando raid that freed 104 hijacked airline passengers in Uganda, pieced together largely from eyewitness accounts. Included are interviews with passengers and members of the rescue team, along with Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and General Mordechai Gur. Also featured is a BBC interview with Ugandan President Idi Amin and films of Israeli commando teams in training.
Leslie Midgley, Tom Fenton, Ernest Leiser, and Bernard Birnbaum report.